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Wayne State receives grant to advance ecological restoration efforts in the Great Lakes
Date:3/21/2014

ion to reduce their populations at ecosystem scales.

"Instead of focusing on toxic, non-specific chemicals to kill mussels, such as those used in water treatment facilities and power stations, we hope inhibit them by natural chemical cues released by algae that ultimately will disrupt reproduction," added Kashian.

The grant was funded through the USGS from the EPA's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative with a first year total of $135,000, and an anticipated overall total of nearly $320,000. The grant's cooperative agreement number is G14AC00017.


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Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research
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